Norway is Voyah's first stop in international markets, and it plans to enter more countries, including Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark, starting in 2023.
Dongfeng Motor's premium electric vehicle (EV) arm, Voyah, has started sending its first batch of vehicles to Norway, after opening its first offline store there in June.
Voyah announced on Monday that the first 500 Voyah FREE SUVs that will be sent to Norway have started to depart from Wuhan, Hubei province, where the company is headquartered.
At the end of November, Voyah will begin its first deliveries to Norwegian consumers, the company said.
Norway is Voyah's first stop in international markets, and the EV maker plans to enter more countries, including Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark, starting in 2023.
Dongfeng Motor unveiled the Voyah brand and the Voyah FREE in late 2020 to fulfill the traditional carmaker's ambition to enter the EV market.
The Voyah FREE went on sale in China in June 2021, offering an extended-range technology version as well as all-electric versions.
The Voyah FREE currently has a starting price range of RMB 313,600 ($43,760) to 393,600 in China.
On May 7, Voyah's second model, the Dreamer MPV, was launched with a starting price of about RMB 369,900. Deliveries of the model began on July 16.
Voyah announced plans to enter Norway on February 17, saying the company's efforts to enter overseas markets will be carried out with the help of China Dongfeng Motor Industry Import & Export Co Ltd.
Voyah's first Voyah Space outside of China opened in Norway on June 11, marking the company's official entry into the European market.
The store is located in downtown Oslo and local customers were able to test drive the Voyah FREE in July-August.
Voyah sold 2,429 vehicles in August, up 495.34 percent from 408 in the same month last year and up 35.47 percent from 1,793 in July, data released by the company earlier this month showed.
So far this year, Voyah has delivered 11,072 vehicles, data monitored by CnEVPost shows.
Voyah becomes latest Chinese EV maker to tap Norway's market